Animal Kingdom, Disney World

Disney World - Epcot - Animal Kingdom - Pandora - Wikipedia by Jedi94Disney’s zoological park is the only place in the world where you can go on an animal safari through time and fantasy – without leaving home.

The park is considered the largest theme park in the world with 580 acres of land dedicated to a natural environment and animal conservation with a Disney twist.

The fun and learning happens in 7 distinct areas:

The Oasis: is the main entrance to the animal kingdom with lush vegetation, streams, waterfalls, a few animal exhibits, and stores.

Discovery Island: The island is the main hub connecting to all the other areas with bridges. Disney World - Epcot - Animal Kingdom - Safari - Wikipedia by LoadmasterIt is home to the Tree of Life, which is a huge representation of the baobab tree. At night, the tree comes alive with beautiful colors. As you walk around, you will pass by several animal exhibits and many shops and restaurants.

Pandora – The World of Avatar: The newest area in the park allows visitors to walk into the fantasy world of Pandora, based on the Avatar Movie. Along with the stunning plants and rock formation, you get to go on two thrill rides: Avatar Flight of Passage, a 3D flying simulator and Na'vi River Journey, a dark ride boat attraction.

Africa: In this simulated African village, the main attraction is the Kilimanjaro Safaris where Disney World - Epcot - Animal Kingdom - Africa - Wikipedia by Jennifer Lynnyou climb aboard an open-sided vehicle for an expedition through the African savanna, rivers, and rocky hills. During this safari, you will visit the wild African animals in their natural habitat. Back in the village, you can enjoy some more animal exhibits, shops, and shows.

Rafiki's Planet Watch: You can take a train to this area from “Africa” and learn about animal habitats, how Disney takes care of the wildlife and spend some time at the petting zoo.

Asia: Enter the mythical kingdom of Anandapur, which blends the cultures of Cambodia, Disney World - Animal Kingdom - Asia - Komodo - Dragon - Wikipedia by LoadmasterIndia, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, and Thailand. In the Himalayas region, take a rollercoaster ride through the forbidden mountain and try to avoid the Yeti or enjoy a thrilling ride through the Kali River Rapids.

DinoLand USA: Enter the land of Dinos and other prehistoric animals and enjoy the rides, games, and shows. The area is home to Dinosaur (a dark thrill ride), Primeval Whirl (a spinning roller coaster), the TriceraTop (carousel ride), and Finding Nemo – The Musical.

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